Monday, October 1 through Saturday, November 3, local photojournalists from The Enquirer will be exhibiting photographs from The Enquirer’s archives at the Eva G. Farris Art Gallery at Thomas More College. On display will be historical Ohio River events, as well as scenes of life on the river from the last century. The Gallery will host several lectures by exhibiting photojournalists, as well as local storytellers and historians. An array of academic activities and projects is being designed in tandem with the river-based theme. English, art and biology departments will participate. Additional activities and events are in development to celebrate TMC’s involvement in this historic inaugural FOTOFOCUS* event.
Saturday, October 6, 4-5 p.m. Cliff Radel, Enquirer columnist and resident Ohio River historian, will speak on Cincinnati’s love-hate relationship with the Ohio, the river that gave birth to the Queen City. The show’s opening reception directly follows from 5-7 p.m.
Eva G. Farris Art Gallery Hours:
Mon.-Thurs. 8 a.m.-10 p.m., Fri. 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Sat. 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Sun. 2 p.m.-8 p.m. The Eva G. Farris Art Gallery is located on the entrance level of the Thomas More College Library. For more information, call 859-344-3300 or email the gallery director at Elizabeth.Neal@thomasmore.edu. Please visit thomasmore.edu for up-to-date schedules and events, and visit FotofocusCincinnati.org for a full calendar of local photography events.
*FOTOFOCUS is a nonprofit arts organization, which champions the ubiquity of photography and its important role in contemporary culture.